Bill of Fare
Cheate Bread and Butter
Mussels Seeth'd with Parsley and Beer
A Dish of Turkey, Sauc'd
A Pottage of Cabbage, Leeks & Onions
A Sweet Pudding of Native Corn
A Chine of Pork, Roast'd
Fricassee of Fish
Cheesecake made with spice and dried fruit
A Charger of Holland Cheese & Fruit
Other dates: November 1, 8, 15, 22, 23, 26, 28, 29
My Pilgrim Connection
Edward Bumpas was born about 1605 based on the esti-
mated date of marriage.
He died in Marshfield between July 4, 1679, and March
Life in England:
Nothing is known about his life in England.
Life in New England:
Edward Bumpas arrived in Plymouth
as a single man. He lived in Duxbury by 1639 and Marshfield
by 1643. The bounds between Duxbury and Marshfield were
redrawn in 1643, so it might have been the town line, rather
than the Bumpass family, which moved. Edward Bumpass might
have run into financial difficulties later in life. He was the recip-
ient of a cow from Marshfield’s stock for the poor in 1656.
Edward Bumpas married Hannah _____ by 1631 and
had twelve children. She died in Marshfield on February 12,
Children of Edward and Hannah _____:
• Sarah was born on March 9, 1631/2. She married Thomas
Durram in Marshfield on March 31, 1659.There is no further
• Elizabeth was born on March 9, 1633/4. She married Joseph
Rose in Marshfield on June 6, 1653, and had at least seven
children.They both died sometime after January 29, 1710/1.
• John was born on June 2, 1636. He married Sarah _____ by
1671, and had nine children. He died in Rochester shortly
before March 7, 1715/6.
• Edward was born on April 15, 1638. He died in Marshfield on
April 3, 1693, unmarried. In July 1679, he was whipped for
“striking and abusing his parents,” but his punishment was
reduced “in regard hee was crasey brained.”
• Joseph was born on February 15, 1639/40. He married Wybra
Glass by 1669 and had eight children. He died in Middleboro
on February 10, 1704/5. She died in Middleboro on
December 27, 1711.
• Isaac was born on March 31, 1642.There is no further record.
• Jacob was born on March 25, 1644, in Marshfield. He mar-
ried Elizabeth (Banks) Blackmer/Blackmore on January 24,
1676/7, in Scituate and had three children. He died in
Rochester before September 5, 1720.
• Hannah was born on April 3, 1646, in Marshfield. She died
sometime after March 4, 1672/3, when she was described as
“a distracted person.”
• Philip was born in Marshfield about 1648. He married Sarah
Eaton by 1686 and had eight children. He died in Plainfield,
Connecticut on January 24, 1724/5. She died after Februry
• Thomas was born in Marshfield about 1650. He married
Phebe Lovel in November 1679 in Barnstable and had ten
children. He died before 1724.
• Mary was born in Marshfield about 1652. She married Daniel
Crocker on January 2, 1682, in Marshfield and had four chil-
dren. She died after his death on February 5, 1692.
• Samuel was born about 1654. He died, unmarried, at
Pawtucket on March 26, 1676, fighting in King Philip’s War.
For Further Information:
Robert C. Anderson.
The Great Migration Begins
. Boston: New
England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995.
Robert C. Anderson.
The Pilgrim Migration.
England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.
Carle F. Bumpas.
Bompass, Bumpas, Bump, Bumpus and Allied
. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1985.
Eugene A. Stratton.
Plymouth Colony: Its History and People,
. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing, 1986.
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